Public Administration & Management Products

  • Food, Energy and Water Sustainability

    Emergent Governance Strategies

    Edited by Laura M. Pereira, Caitlin McElroy, Alexandra Littaye, Alexandra M. Girard

    Societies around the world are facing an increasingly uncertain future as social and ecological changes create pressure on resource governance, and this uncertainty calls for new models that illuminate the intersections of civil society, public sector, and private sector resource management. This…

    Hardback – 2017-10-27 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • Rating Valuation

    Principles and Practice, 4th Edition

    By Patrick H. Bond, Peter K. Brown

    Rating Valuation: Principles and Practice has long been the standard go-to guide for both students studying rating valuation and for practitioners needing a comprehensive reference book covering rating law, valuation and, importantly, practice. This fourth edition brings the reader up to date with…

    Paperback – 2017-10-27 
    Routledge

  • Everyday Social Justice and Citizenship

    Perspectives for the 21st Century

    Edited by Ann Marie Mealey, Pam Jarvis, Jonathan Doherty, Janis Fook

    Social justice is a concept which is widely touted and lauded as desirable, yet its meaning may differ depending on whether its focus is on the underlying values of social justice, the more specific objectives these entail, or the actual practices or policies which aim to achieve social justice. In…

    Hardback – 2017-10-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Social Work

  • Public Policy in the United States

    Challenges, Opportunities, and Changes, 6th Edition

    By Mark E. Rushefsky

    Offering the widest breadth of policy issue coverage on the market, the sixth edition of this well-regarded text covers events through the 2016 elections and beyond.  Though the content has been extensively and thoughtfully revised and updated, the sixth edition maintains its clear approach,…

    Paperback – 2017-10-26 
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Gun Control

    7th Edition

    By Robert J. Spitzer

    The new edition of this classic text covers the latest developments in American gun policy, including shooting incidents plaguing the American landscape--especially the Orlando nightclub shootings, the San Bernardino incident, and the ongoing legacy of Sandy Hook--placing them in context with…

    Paperback – 2017-10-26 
    Routledge

  • States, American Indian Nations, and Intergovernmental Politics

    Sovereignty, Conflict, and the Uncertainty of Taxes

    By Anne F. Boxberger Flaherty

    American Indian nations are sovereign political entities within the United States. They have complex relationships with the federal government and increasingly with state governments. Regulatory conflict between Native nations and states has increased as Native nations have developed their own…

    Hardback – 2017-10-24 
    Routledge
    Indigenous Peoples and Politics

  • Gender Justice and Proportionality in India

    Comparative Perspectives

    By Juliette Gregory Duara

    For a judiciary in a democracy, dispensing justice is not only about doing justice, but also about showing that justice is being done; it is about giving reasons and creating a "culture of justification". The question becomes how to nurture such a culture. A number of liberal democratic…

    Hardback – 2017-10-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in South Asian Studies

  • Drought and Water Crises

    Integrating Science, Management, and Policy, Second Edition

    Edited by Donald Wilhite, Roger S. Pulwarty

    Over the past decade there have been extraordinary advances towards drought risk reduction with the development of new water-conserving technologies, and new tools for planning, vulnerability and impact assessment, mitigation, and policy. Drought and Water Crises: Integrating Science, Management,…

    Hardback – 2017-10-16 
    CRC Press
    Drought and Water Crises

  • Disaster Recovery

    Community-Based Psychosocial Support in the Aftermath

    Edited by Joseph O. Prewitt Diaz

    This new volume, Disaster Recovery: Community-Based Psychosocial Support in the ​Aftermath, provides a wealth of realistic and applicable information for addressing mental health related issues resulting from disasters. It will provide readers with both a theoretical and practical look at…

    Hardback – 2017-10-15 
    Apple Academic Press

  • Fertility, Health and Lone Parenting

    European Contexts

    Edited by Fabienne Portier-Le Cocq

    In Europe, the percentage of lone-parent families has risen from 14% to 19% between 1996 and 2012. Only in Greece and Finland did the rates fall, while in Denmark and the Republic of Ireland the rise has reached or exceeded 10 percent. As of 2017, there are 2.9 million lone parents with…

    Hardback – 2017-10-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Creating Theoretical Research Frameworks using Multiple Methods

    Insight from ICT4D Investigations

    By Sergey V. Samoilenko, Kweku-Muata Osei-Bryson

    This book demonstrates, in a step-by-step fashion, the development of theoretically sound information technology and communications for developing an (ICT4D) research program. It outlines a path for linking grand theories with context-specific case studies. It guides readers through building…

    Hardback – 2017-10-12 
    Auerbach Publications

  • Policy Making in the Public Interest

    A Text and Workbook for Local Government

    By Michael L. Abels

    Policy Making in the Public Interest is the first text and workbook to provide a short and firmly focused introduction to local government policy making techniques. Each chapter introduces core policy concepts and competencies and concludes with exercises that encourage the reader to apply the…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12 
    Routledge

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